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Which Companies Best Protect Your Data from the Government’s Prying Eyes?

Which Companies Best Protect Your Data from the Government’s Prying Eyes?

According to the Electronic Frontier Foundation’s annual report on companies’ commitment to protecting user data, Adobe, Apple, Wikimedia, WordPress, and Yahoo have your back more than everyone else. The EFF’s Who Has Your Back? report looks at 24 major tech companies and awards stars based on five criteria – whether or not they 1) follow industry-accepted best practices (requiring warrants, …

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EFF: Twitter Has Your Back, Apple Not So Much When It Comes to Protecting User Data

The Electronic Frontier Foundation, champions of the public interest in matters related to free speech and digital privacy, has just released their latest report on which companies actively help protect your data from the government. It’s called the “Who has your back” report and this is the third year that EFF has published it. The methodology is simple enough. The …

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Government Requests for User Data Increase in the U.S., Around the World According to Google

Every six months Google unveils a new Transparency Report, which contains the figures on government requests for user data. It also gives us a look into just how often Google is giving up the goods. Google has just released the new data. Since Google began the Transparency Report in 2009, government requests for user data have increased, without fail, for …

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Although Everyone’s Mining Your Data, Facebook Remains The Most Distrusted

Online properties collect, analyze, and later use various types of your personal data. This is a fact of life, and most people accept it. If you think that you’re making moves on Facebook, Google, online retail sites, etc. that are free of some sort of watchful eye, you’re sorely mistaken. But a new poll suggests that people feel differently about …

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